... Purchasers to subscribe for or purchase, any Notes (or beneficial interests therein). This Offering Circular is intended only to
provide information to assist potential investors in deciding whether or not to subscribe for or purchase Notes (or beneficial
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and Futures Commission does not imply its endorsement or recommendation of the bonds. The Securities and Futures Commission
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... For details, please refer to HKMA’s circular “Selling of Investment Products” issued on 5 January
2012 and “Applicability of Enhanced Measures to Sales of Investment Products to Private Banking
Customers” issued on 20 January 2012.
... admitted to trading on the Euro MTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The Bank may apply to, but is not obliged to, admit the Notes to be
issued under the Program to listing on the Official List of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and to trading on the Euro MTF market. The Pricing
Supplement app ...
... achieved a Profit Before Tax and Zakat of RM2.02 billion, the first
time the Bank’s profit exceeded the RM2 billion mark. The Bank went
on to be placed as the number one financial institution based on
Return on Asset (ROA) according to The Asian Banker, surpassing all
commercial banks in Malaysia.
... Unless otherwise specified or if the context so requires, in this annual report:
References to “ADSs” refer to our American Depositary Shares (one ADS represents four preferred shares).
References to the “Annual Report” refer to this annual report on Form 20-F.
References to “ATM” refer to automatic ...
... figures for Germany have shrunk by more than one-third, they are still higher than the
euro area average. The three-pillar structure of the German interbank market, with the
commercial bank sector, the cooperative bank sector, and the savings banks sector can
only partially explain this very high ba ...
... interest in (i) Ijara (leased) assets, (ii) asset-based Sukuk (trust certificates) and/or (iii) units in asset-based funds, which in each
case are Sharia compliant assets originated, held or owned by the Bank and including the income generated therefrom and any
agreements or documents in relation to ...
... the European financial system(s). Banks are important institutional pillars
of any financial system. The largest British and German banks are therefore
agents that determine the structure of these financial systems. By studying
the corporate strategies of eight publicly listed banks, this book shows ...
... Founded in 1987, the Bank is among the earliest emerging commercial banks established during China’s reform and opening up and China’s first
commercial bank participating in financing at both domestic and international financial markets. It is renowned at home and abroad for brushing
numerous track ...
... interest therein), agrees (or shall be deemed to have agreed) that the Notes (or beneficial interests therein) may be reoffered,
resold, pledged or otherwise transferred only upon registration under the Securities Act or pursuant to the exemptions from
the registration requirements thereof described ...
... Brussels Conference recommended that in countries without a central bank, it should
be created. The ‘Bank’ followed the new model of emerging countries’ central banks
(mid-1950s), where those central banks regulated and controlled an existing financial
system and promoted the emergence of a money an ...
... Further economic growth and prosperity require the financial sector to be modern and
efficient. In order to better serve the economy, the Chinese government initiated
reforms in financial sector from the early 1980s along with its economic reform.
Considerable progress has been made in both the real ...
... Nigeria. Within the tapestry of this approach, however, a number of key gaps remain. This
study targets very specific areas of what is unknown and joins this to an analytical review
of Nigeria’s past efforts. The objective is to carry out an analysis of alternative options
for increasing access to f ...
... intermediation function of banks are reflected in falling loanto-deposit ratios, very high liquidity ratios and the growing
importance of non-interest income as a source of revenue.
The harmful impact of these trends on domestic economic
activity should be a source of concern for policymakers.
... legal investments for it, (2) Notes can be used as collateral for various types of borrowing and (3) other
restrictions apply to its purchase or pledge of any Notes. Financial institutions should consult their legal
advisers or the appropriate regulators to determine the appropriate treatment of Not ...
... company and the first bank or financial institution from non-Japan Asia
to be listed on the NYSE.
After consideration of various corporate structuring alternatives in the
context of the emerging competitive scenario in the Indian banking
industry, and the move towards universal banking, the manageme ...
... Although Chick’s model was abstracted from the evolution of the English
banking system, it provides a framework for analysis which could be used for the
discussion of any particular economy.
In Chapter 3, a review of the Chinese banking history before 1949 is given
and the role of money and credit i ...
... markets.5 In such an environment, the federal government feels compelled to provide subsidized credit
to productive sectors of the economy via the BNDES. For this reason, the bank is the primary source
for long-term credit within the country. 6 It also channels finance to areas of the economy that a ...
... supervision, securities regulation, insurance, credit unions and consumer protection. We present the requested
summary in this report.
Each of the five Reviews found that Ireland has made considerable progress in strengthening the legal
framework for financial regulation and concluded that the Centr ...
... conditions of the poor is one of the most remarkable success stories in
the history of development cooperation. Over recent years the
microfinance industry has displayed impressive growth, the increasing
professionalisation of its practitioners (as well as of the donors
supporting them!), and the ra ...